President Trump's proposed 20 percent border tax is garnering opposition from many industry leaders, including a group of retail CEOs who recently sat down with the president to discuss their position.
The e-commerce industry is growing rapidly. With the demand for online shopping higher than ever before, retailers and brands are doing everything in their power to grab consumers' attention and more importantly, their wallets. With access to an unlimited marketplace at their fingertips, consumers' concept of patience is hastily diminishing.
There is no greater imperative for today's retailers than deepening brand loyalty. As such, they're constantly evaluating how disruptive technologies can empower outstanding, differentiating customer experiences - the linchpin of the journey to digital transformation.
We've all been there: You go out shopping, you're going through the motions and making progress, and suddenly analysis paralysis overwhelms you. Maybe you're trapped in the dressing room, and you've picked out too many options. Maybe you're standing in the aisle and looking at 20 different handbags and you don't even know where to start. Or maybe you've picked an item you want, but your mind has now traveled back in time to philosophy class, and suddenly you're thinking about the difference between want and need.
Four years ago, we reimagined warehouse automation. This April, we're doing it again. After introducing Perfect Pick robotic technology, we face the inevitable question: "What do we do for an encore?" For the answer, we invite you to visit Booth #S3203 at ProMat 2017. We think you'll remember us for a long time to come. Learn more.
This headline may have you believe that the store is hanging on for dear life. While brick-and-mortar retailing isn't on life support, brick-and-mortar retailing as we once knew it is. Just ask Macy's, Sears, and The Limited. As e-commerce gains momentum by the day, over- and under-inventoried stores with ill-informed associates and aged technologies pose tangible issues for most brick-and-mortar retailers. Yet, there's much more to resuscitating the store experience than any one 600-word article can tackle. For the sake of this article, let's focus on a top brick-and-mortar concern we can all agree on — the associate's ability to engage the customer.
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